This school is a great school even though my son started the 4th grade we felt so comfortable. Great Administrators, great support staff and great teachers. This school is awesome. The RSP teachers are so great with the kids they give such great care in knowing that my child would be safe there and I just love this campus. Yokomi Rocks
I have 2 sons, 3 nieces and a nephew all attending Yokomi right now. I absolutely love t there! When my sons first started going to Yokomi, It was meant for them only to attend there until they were able to get into Manchester Gate, But, when they qualified to attend Manchester, we couldn't leave Yokomi! It's a phenomenal school! And I'm so thankful to the staff, teachers and everyone who has put in all the work to make it such a wonderful place to learn!
Each of my three children have attended Yokomi and we could not be more honored! This school is a true gem located in the heart of downtown Fresno and the Science and Technology program is leaps and bounds ahead of most Fresno schools. The staff, whether it be administration, teaching staff or classified, go above and beyond on a daily basis. We love that science is incorporated into every school day and not an extra subject wedged in when time permits. The residents from the UCSF Extension partner up with our school and mentor and provide additional educational opportunities for our students via avenues to get the kids excited about learning. From the bi-annual Science Fairs, Art Hop, Movie Nights, Spring and Fall Book Fairs, this school has it all! Yokomi is very clean, graffiti free and the students respect the campus immensely. I highly encourage anyone looking for an exceptional K-8 school to schedule a school tour!
My son is in the 5th grade. He has attended Yokomi since kindergarten. He loves both science and technology. Yokomi is great because they regularly have labs and science fairs which keep my son engaged. We attend every movie night Yokomi has and we have a great time. Yes the area isn't the best but the school is nice, clean and the staff is really great. I always recommend Yokomi.
Where to begin.....the staff is amazing, the after school program rocks, the PTA works really hard & the office staff is extremely helpful!! This school is beautiful, new, modern and respected. The ONLY negative is that this school is a K thru 6th grade. :( A special thank you to Ms. Stuart, who is always available and responds to emails within hour(s) with thoughtful answers filled with positive guidance!
I enjoy this school. My son is a 1st grader and his teacher mrs.Martinez is wonderful. She really care for her students and is willing to go an extra mile to make sure that her students succeed in her class. She has help my child alot with academic and she's willing to tutor him afterschool. I really love this school and i really like the teacher and i will recommend this school to any parent that have kindergarden to 6 graders children. This school is amazing!!
My son just started kindergarden this week and they have done just about everything to accomodate my sons needs with a bus schedule pick up. The vice principal traci pennell is awsome!
My son will be entering First Grade this fall. His (primary) Kindergarten teacher was wonderful, some of the rotating teachers were not as great. Th parent involvement is minimal to say the least! My husband and I paid to join the PTA and there were never any PTA meetings, in fact, I don't believe they even have a PTA? We hope next year will be better or we will be searching for a new school.
i am a parent & my son will be in 2nd grade in the fall. besides the location i think the school is great. i love the staff, they are very helpfull.the teachers are great too. they seem to have lots of patience and enthusiasm to keep children like mine interested. my son says he likes yokomi because he gets to go science lab everyday
I was extremely impressed by my kindergarderner knowing tthe difference of water, steam, and a solid. My 1st grader's reading has improved and my 3rd grader educates me with some science. I would rate this school a 9+
My daughter will be starting her second year at Yokomi. We are very pleased with the program so far, and the emphasis on science and technology is wonderful. We like that she had rotating classes. We feel this will better prepare her for middle school. Despite the location of the school, we feel it is a safe place. The faculty and staff are enthusiastic and always willing to help! They continue to make improvements to the school that stimulate the mind!
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